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About Brownrigg's

Brownrigg's is a family run business providing garage services, fuel and coach hire. The garage is located in Thornhill, Dumfriesshire in South West Scotland.


At Brownrigg's your privacy is important to us. We process personal data by fully respecting your privacy.

Types of Personal Data We Collect and Use

We recognise personal data as any information related to an identified or identifiable individual. 

Our Policy Towards Children

Our services are not directed to children. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal data without their consent, please contact us. If we become aware that a child has registered for a service and has provided us with personal data, we will delete such information from our files. 

Sources of Personal Data

Brownrigg's receives and uses various types of personal data in order to conduct our day to day business activities. We apply the data minimisation principle in the collection and use of personal data ensuring that we only collect information that is necessary and by fair means, and providing notice and requiring consent when necessary. 

Uses and Purposes of Personal Data

The purposes for which we collect and use your personal data may vary depending on the type of relationship you have with us, such as if you are one of our employees, customers, or a website user. We always collect and use personal data according to the purpose limitation principle. 

Legal Basis for Data Collection and Use

Brwornigg's only collects and uses personal data when there is a fair and legal basis for its collection and use, for instance, when the collection of personal data is necessary to enter into a contract, to meet our legitimate interests, to comply with legal obligations or when we have your authorisation. 

Retention Periods

Brwonrigg's applies the storage limitation principle in order to retain personal data in our records only for the length of time required to fulfil the purpose for which the data was collected. We do not keep personal data for longer than is necessary, and what is necessary depends on specific circumstances such as regulations requiring to retain information for a certain period of time and limitation periods of legal claims. 

Disclosures to Third Parties and Processing Activities

There are circumstances where we are required by law to disclose personal data to third parties such as public bodies or judicial authorities. 


Brownrigg's is committed to the security, confidentiality and integrity principle. We take commercially reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from our online visitors secure against unauthorised access and use and we periodically review our security measures. 

Your Data Protection Rights and Choices

If you reside or otherwise find yourself in the territory of Europe, Brwonrigg's is committed to facilitate the exercise of your rights granted by the European data protection law. Otherwise you can contact us at any time to discuss your privacy concerns. 

Changes to This Notice

We reserve the right to modify this Policy and related business practices at any time. We will duly inform you of any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any concern or questions about how your personal data is used, please feel free to contact us.

Additional Information

Overview additional information

All employees and those with whom we share personal data must adhere to this Policy. 

We are committed to protecting the information that our employees, customers,  suppliers, and vendors have entrusted to us. We collect and use personal data in order to perform our business functions.

Consistent with our values, we treat any personal data that we obtain in accordance with the data privacy principles of transparency (including the right to information), purpose limitation, data minimization, data quality, integrity and confidentiality, accountability, and privacy by design.

This Policy applies to all personal data in any format or medium, relating to all employees, customers, vendors and others who do business with Brownrigg's.

Types of personal data we collect from: 

Customers: including name, contact information for key personnel, language, and vehicle information

·Prospect customers: including name and contact information.

Suppliers: including name, financial information and contact information.

·Website Users

Our website uses cookies. 

Sources of personal data additional information

Some of this data is collected directly from you in the following situations when:
· You apply for a position with our company · We negotiate and/or establish a contractual relationship (e.g. on employment or commercial terms), · You provide us with any type of service · When we provide you with any type of service. · When you send an enquiry via our website

Uses and purposes of Personal Data additional information
· Employees and candidates: if you apply for a job, we use your personal data to consider you for employment and to administer your application and/or account. If you have an employment contract we use your personal data to develop our contractual relationship, to conduct performance evaluations and to comply with legal obligations, including tax and working regulations. 

· Customers: we use our customers’ information to ensure the proper operation of the day-to-day business, to comply with regulations, and to administering services.

Suppliers: if you have a business or professional relationship with us, we will use your information to develop our business relationship with you, and to comply with tax and other regulations.

· Website and social media users: we collect personal data from visitors and users of our website who complete a contact form.

Legal Basis additional information

The information we collect when we enter into a contract or business relationship with you, except if we indicate otherwise, is mandatory to develop our contractual relationship and to comply with legal obligations. For instance, some VAT laws, anti-fraud or compliance laws require organisations to collect certain information that may vary depending on the local regulations. Without the required mandatory information, we would not be able to work with you. 

Retention period additional information

The retention period depends on the context in which we process data such as data from use of our website, data from prospective employees, or employee data after employee has left the company. The retention periods are established considering legitimate business purposes and according to local regulations. 

Disclosures to Third Parties additional information

In certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose personal information when required by law, when required to protect our legal rights, or in an emergency situation where the health or security of an individual is endangered. 

We may also disclose personal data in the context of any sale or transaction involving all or a portion of the business.

We make reasonable efforts to notify individuals and regulatory authorities, as required by law, if we reasonably believe that personal information has been stolen, disclosed, altered or infringed by an unauthorised person. We create and maintain a breach notification and reporting protocol.

Your data protection rights additional information

Privacy rights under the European regulation:

Transparency and the right to information: we provide notice to our employees, customers, suppliers, and others of how we use personal data in our day-to-day operations at the time of collecting personal data, or as soon thereafter as possible. We also publish this privacy notice for a greater transparency.

Right to access, rectification, restriction of processing, and erasure: we provide data subjects with access to their own personal data where required by applicable law. In addition, we will rectify their personal data when it is incorrect and inaccurate, and we will ensure the right to erasure and to restriction of processing when these rights are not compatible with local regulations. 

Right to data portability: based on your specific situation, we provide data subjects with the right to obtain and reuse your data across different services and includes transferring of your data to you, another controller or a trusted third party.

Changes Additional Information

The time stamp you see on the Policy will indicate the last date it was revised. 

Contact additional information

If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is used, please contact us at: 

The Garage

East Morton Street



Telephone: 01848 330203
E-mail: john@brownriggsthornhill.co.uk 

Your privacy is important to us. Should you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us.